Saturday, 19 July 2014

Chilly chicken

I think no introduction needed for this dish.This is my version of Indo chinese style chilly chicken :).Here I didn't use any food colour and ajinomotto.

Chilly chicken

I prepared it several times but  never got a chance to take pics .This time somewhat I have managed to take some pics.

Chilly chicken

Ingredients :

  • Chicken : 1/2 kg
  • Chicken stock : 1 & 1/2 cup
  • Garlic (chopped) :1/2 tblspn
  • Ginger chopped : 1/2 tblspn
  • Onion (cubed ) : 3
  • Capsicum (cubed) : 1 
  • Green chillies (chopped ) : 3
  • Pepper powder : 1/2 tspn
  • Tomato sauce : 4 tblspn
  • Red chilly sauce : 1 tblspn
  • Soya sauce : 1 tblspn
  • Spring onion chopped : 3 tblspn
  • Salt
  • Oil

For batter preparation :

  • Corn flour : 1/4 cup
  • Maida : 1/4 cup
  • Soya sauce : 1 tspn
  • Egg : 1
  • Ginger garlic paste : 1 tspn
  • Salt


  • Wash and cut chicken in to small pieces.
  • Add little salt and pepper powder to the chicken
  • Cook it well by adding enough water.
  • Once chicken is done take the pieces from the water and keep aside.
  • Take the cooked water and reserve it as chicken stock
  • Marinate the cooked chicken pieces with the ingredients listed under "for batter preparation.Be careful while adding salt .
  • Heat the pan with oil and fry the marinated chicken pieces and keep aside.
  • In the same pan  add chopped garlic and ginger.Saute it till it leaves the raw smell. (add oil if you need) 
  • Add cubed onion and saute it again.
  • Now add capsicum and saute it for few minutess
  • Now add tomato sauce,chilly sauce and soya sauce.Mix it well with other ingredients.
  • Add the fried chicken pieces and mix it well 
  • Now add the chicken stock and let it boil.Now switch off the flame 
  • Add chopped spring onion and serve it with veg fried rice ,Sprouted green gram fried rice , noodles or with roti
Chilly chicken


  • Be careful while adding salt .Sauces containing salt.
  • If you like you can add 1/2 tspn of  garam masala to the gravy.It will give you a different taste (believe me really it is good).
  • You can prepare it by skipping marination steps too


  1. Chicken chilli looks mouthwatering...

  2. Love chilli chicken and yours looks so inviting!!! Wish I could drop by to have some... very true remya...its difficult to take pictures with the non veg recipes. Can we skip egg ?

  3. Really nice!!!

  4. tempting chicken dish it is :)

  5. Oh wow.. very inviting and tempting chinese dish.... loved yours with minimal ingredients

  6. delicious and yummy chicken....


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